What they do
Family Drug Support provides a 24-hour telephone support service for the families of people affected by alcohol and drug misuse. They also offer helpful information and advice, and run a range of meetings and events.
Who they’re for
Family Drug Support is a service created especially for family members of those who have alcohol or drug problems.
What programs they provide
Family Drug Support provides a wealth of resources for family members who are affected by drug and alcohol use, including events and workshops, online resources and one-on-one counselling support. Their website also includes practical information, fact sheets and guides on topics including:
- How to cope
- Dealing with conflict
- Setting boundaries
- Supporting someone through detox
- Harm reduction.
How do you get started?
You can get started with Family Drug Support in a number of different ways. You can access their website here, or if you’re looking for one-on-one support, you can call 1300 368 186, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Translation, hearing and speech services
For non-english speakers, call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 13 14 50 and ask for 1300 368 186.
For those with speech or hearing difficulties, connect to the National Relay Service and ask for 1300 368 186.